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Africa’s economic growth to fall 1.6% in 2016 – World Bank

Africa’s economic growth to fall 1.6% in 2016 – World Bank

In their October 2016 report: Africa’s pulse, An analysis of issues shaping Africa’s economic future, the World Bank Group notes that after slowing to 3 percent in 2015, economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to fall to 1.6 percent in 2016. That is half of what it was last year and the lowest level […]

World Bank report says Ugandans & Ethiopians more productive than Kenyans.

World Bank report says Ugandans & Ethiopians more productive than Kenyans.

The odd saying that one Kenyan can do a job worthy six Ugandans is about to change if we are to go by a new World Bank report on productivity in a work place. According to the The East African newspaper,the  World Bank report indicates that Kenyan workers are less productive than their counterparts in […]

MTN downscales in South Sudan

MTN downscales in South Sudan

MTN has noted that it has faced losses in their South Sudan unit. The South Africa-based multinational mobile telecommunications company, operating in 17 African countries had its officials in the East African country note that “We have made losses since we started operating in 2011” – This was a statement by MTN Sudan‘s head of […]

Uganda’s economy under threat

Uganda’s economy under threat

Ugandans have been asked to prepare for the worst in monetary terms as the bank of Uganda is trying to control the impacts of exorbitant government spending in the past elections. According to Musa Lwanga a researcher at Economic policy research centre, there was a lot of domestic borrowing by government and subsequent spending which prompted […]

Bellagio Center calls for Creative Arts Residencies

Bellagio Center Creative Arts Residencies: The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center creative arts residencies are designed to give composers, novelists, playwrights, poets, video/filmmakers, and visual artists time for disciplined work, individual reflection, and collegial engagement free of the usual interruptions of their professional and personal life. Located on a peninsula adjacent to Lake Como, two hours […]

Uganda named most extravagant country in the world

  Sections of Ugandans have named their own country Uganda as the most extravagant country in the world. The development comes just days after a special cabinet meeting approved the creation of 20 more new districts namely Bunyangabu, Butebo, Bugweri, Kagadi, Kakuuto, Kakumiro, Kapelebyong, Kasanda, Kazo and Kilak, Kitagwenda, Kyadondo, Kyotera, Nabilatuk, Namisindwa, Omoro, Pakwach, […]

Applications called for African Guest Writer Scholarship

African Guest Writer Scholarship: The Nordic Africa Institute through the research/network programme Cultural Images in and of Africa invites applications and nominations for a three-month grant as African guest writer at the institute. The grant is open for writers of fiction. The selection will be announced in the first half of March. Conditions: The Guest […]

How to diagnose and treat leukemia

Many people lie in hospitals suffering from leukemia. Their eyes and lips many times they become pale, their limbs thin and their heads bald. The doctors say that the people suffering from leukemia many times have teary eyes. Leukemia sometimes is referred to as cancer of the blood. According to James Kafeero, an oncologist at […]

Museveni investigation letter to British parliament on Tullow oil

President Museveni has directed an Investigation into the Author of the letter which was written to the Speaker of House of Commons seeking to stay Tullow Oil dealing with the Government of Uganda on ground that the process is not transparent and therefore Ugandans may not benefit out of Oil Sector. Acting Government Chief Whip […]

Japan/World Bank offers scholarships in a masters degree

Japan/World Bank Graduate scholarship Program: The Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program scholarship provides annual awards to cover the cost of completing a master’s degree or its equivalent. Value – $ 32,000 per annum. Grant award period: 1 year If the academic program is longer than one year, it may be renewed for a second consecutive […]

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